Business and Administrative Communication Study Set 1

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Quiz 11 :

Developing Job Application Materials

Quiz 11 :

Developing Job Application Materials

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Annika has one full year to go before she graduates and begins interviewing. Which of the following steps should Annika take toward her formal preparation for job hunting?
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According to Richard Bolles, which of the following is true of employers?
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While editing and proofreading your application letter, remember to show gratitude to the reader for reading your letter.
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It is unethical to omit a low GPA on your résumé.
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A specialized use of the Internet for job searching is ________, which is a popular term that refers to marketing yourself.
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Which of the following is a way that employers typically use résumés?
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The secret to successful networking is reciprocity, a two-way relationship.
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Which of the following is one of the most popular tools for marketing oneself online?
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Before sending out an application letter, Fergie ensures that she checks the company website to learn the name and address of the specific individual in the company who will be receiving her letter. This is an effective technique to use while writing a job application letter.
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If you were laid off from your previous job, you need to explain the layoff in your application materials.
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If you are sending your résumé in the text of an email, start all lines at the right margin.
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Résumés should not be more than one page long because readers find them too long to skim.
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Which of the following is true of online job fairs?
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A chronological résumé emphasizes degrees, job titles, and dates.
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Which of the following is true of successful job searches?
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Which of the following is true of networking?
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What is an appropriate length for a résumé of a recent college graduate?
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Formal preparation for job hunting should begin as soon as you start at university.
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Terrell, a marketing assistant, does not like his current job because it offers a very limited scope for growth. He is looking for a new job in the same field. Which of the following would be the most professional way for Terrell to look for a new job?
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In your social networking profiles, include only professional interests without mentioning your personal interests.
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